160 years ago today - Feb 15, 1861

The President noticed that Pres. J. Buchanan had been in London and engaged himself to the British Government to do three things: to annex Cuba, take Mexico, and drive the Mormons. Prest. remarked it was the intention of the Soldiers at Camp Floyd to take and sell what they get from the Government property in camp Floyd. -- Salt Lake City [Brigham Young Office Journals, Special Collections, Merrill-Cazier Library, Utah State University, Logan.; Archives, Church History Library, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.; New Mormon Studies CD-ROM]

[The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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